The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and the British Association for Lung Research (BALR) sponsored a special "Pulmonary Fibrosis Patient Support Day" following the BALR Summer Meeting 2013 in Nottingham, England. The patient education event focused on living with pulmonary fibrosis and included reviews of clinical trials, treatment options, disease management, and an update on the NICE guidelines. The event was supported by Boehringer Ingelheim and the Friends of the Center for ILDs at University of Washington Medical Center.

July 13, 2013
Nottingham, England
Sponsored by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation and the British Association for Lung Research

Dr. Ben Hope-Gill – Cardiff
Interstitial Lung Disease: Why It is So Difficult

Dr. Gisli Jenkins – Nottingham
IPF: What is It? Why it Occurs?

Geraldine Burge/Professor Sherwood Burge – Birmingham
IPF Guidelines Update – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Update on the Recommended Guidelines

Manjiry Tamhane
Caring for an IPF Patient

Annette Duck – Manchester
Hoping for the Best, Planning for the Worst

Dr. Michael Gibbons – Exeter
Update on Therapeutic Options

Dr. Helen Parfrey – Cambridge
Review and Update on Clinical Trials in IPF

Malcolm Weallans
Pulmonary Fibrosis Trust

Dr. Sara Booth – Cambridge
Self Management of Breathlessness

Mike Bray – Cambridge
Launch of Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Dr. Gauri Saini – Nottingham
Management of Cough

Dr. Nazia Chaudhuri – Sheffield
Lung Transplantation for IPF


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